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Suicide and Mental Health Research Group publications

2018

Publications

McKenzie, S. K., Collings, S., Jenkin, G., & River, J. (2018). Masculinity, social connectedness, and mental health: Men's diverse patterns of practice. American Journal of Men's Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1557988318772732

Collings, S., Jenkin, G., Stanley, J., McKenzie, S., & Hatcher, S. (2018). Preventing suicidal behaviours with a multilevel intervention: A cluster randomised controlled trial. BMC Public Health, 18, 140. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5032-6

Davey, S., Halberstadt, J., Bell, E., & Collings, S. (2018). A scoping review of suicidality and alexithymia: The need to consider interoception. Journal of Affective Disorders. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2018.06.027

Gordon, S., Davey, S., & Tester, R. (2018). Evaluation of mental health e-Learning modules for New Zealand Police: Wellington Health Promotion Agency.

Conferences

Davey, S., Halberstadt, J., Bell, E., Collings, S. (2018). A scoping review of suicidality and alexithymia: the need to consider interoception. 8th Asia Pacific Regional Conference on Suicide Prevention, International Association of Suicide Prevention, Bay of Islands, New Zealand.

Andrews, G., Steers, D. (2018). 100% Human. Intersex Social Sciences: Activism, Human Rights and Citizenship Conference, Bologna University, Italy.

2017

Publications

Steers, D., Ballantyne, A., Collings, S., & Wiltshire, E. (2017). Clinician perspectives on management of disorders of sex development DSD) in Aotearoa/New Zealand: A qualitative study. Hormone Research in Paediatrics, 88(Suppl. 1), P3-1515. doi: 10.1159/000481424

Pavez, Fabián. (2017). Portrayals of Psychiatry and Mental Disorders in Hispanic Rock Music. Academic Psychiatry. doi.org/10.1007/s40596-017-0813-2

Pavez, F., Saura, E., Pérez, G., & Marset, P., (2017). Social Representations of Psychiatry and Mental Disorders Examined Through the Analysis of Music as a Cultural Product. Music & Medicine. 9(4), 247 – 253.
(These papers were written while Fabián Pavez was on sabbatical with the Suicide and Mental Health Research Group from February to May 2017.)

Cunningham, R., Peterson, D., & Collings, S. (2017). Like minds, like mine: Seventeen years of countering stigma and discrimination against people with experience of mental distress in New Zealand. In W. Gaebel, W. Rössler & N. Sartorius (Eds.), The stigma of mental illness: the end of the story? (pp. 263-287). Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-27839-1_15

Ernst, S., & Jenkin, G. (2017). Is your mental health covered by your health insurance? New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1458), 63-65. Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal. [Letter].

Peterson, D., Gordon, S., & Neale, J. (2017). It can work: Open employment for people with experience of mental illness. Work, 56(3), 443-454. doi: 10.3233/wor-172510

Kirkby K and Collings S. Suicide and non-suicidal self-harm, in Abnormal Psychology in Context The Australian and New Zealand Handbook. eds. Pelling, N.J., & Burton, L.J. (2017). Cambridge University Press, Melbourne

McKenzie S, Li S, Jenkin G, Collings S. (2017). Ethical considerations in sensitive suicide research reliant on non-clinical researchers. Research Ethics. doi:10.1177/1747016116649996

Ernst, S., & Jenkin, G. (2017). Is your mental health covered by your health insurance? New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1458), 63-65. Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Gordon, S., Davey, S., Waa, A., Tiatia, R., & Waaka, T. (2017). Social inclusion and exclusion, stigma and discrimination, and the experience of mental distress. Auckland, New Zealand: Mental Health Foundation.

Davey, S., & Gordon, S. (2017). Definitions of social inclusion and social exclusion: The invisibility of mental illness and the social conditions of participation. International Journal of Culture & Mental Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/17542863.2017.1295091

Conferences

Collings S, Jenkin G, Peterson D, McKenzie S, Atkinson J. (2017). Suicide Mortality Review Feasibility Study 2015. Poster. XXIX IASP World Congress: Preventing Suicide: A Global Commitment, from Communities to Continents. 18-22 July, 2017. Kuching, Malaysia. PDF [816KB]

Jenkin, G., Chrysikou, E., Peterson, D., & Collings, S. (2017). Acute psychiatric facilities: Therapeutic spaces or stigmatising places? Proceedings of the European Healthcare Design Conference. (pp. 163). Retrieved from www.europeanhealthcaredesign.eu

Steers D, Wiltshire E, Collings S, Ballantyne A, Stubbe M. (2017). Clinician perspectives on management of Disorders/Differences of Sex Development (DSD) in Aotearoa/New Zealand: a qualitative study. Poster. 10th International Meeting of Pediatric Endocrinology. 14-17 September, 2017. Washington D.C., USA. PDF [1MB]

Jenkin, G., & Every-Palmer, S. (2017). Designer mental health facilities: What do service users want from the design of the adult inpatient facility? Proceedings of the 7th Service User Academia Symposium. (pp. 9). Retrieved from http://www.otago.ac.nz/wellington/departments/psychologicalmedicine/suas/

McKenzie, S. (2017, November). Understanding men's suicide, mental health, and wellbeing. Verbal presentation at the Men's Health Conference: Meeting the Challenges, Dunedin, New Zealand.

2016

Publications

McKenzie S, Collings S, Jenkin G. (2016). Men's Perspectives of Common Mental Health Problems: a metasynthesis of qualitative research. International Journal of Men’s Health. 15 (1): 80-104.

Dean S, Britt E, Bell E, Stanley J. Collings, S. (2016).. Motivational interviewing to enhance adolescent mental health treatment engagement: A randomized Clinical Trial. Psychological Medicine. 46 (1961-1969).

Knox S, Collings S, Nelson K. (2016). Clinicians’ perspectives on recruiting youth consumers for suicide research consumers for suicide research. Mental Health and Social Inclusion. 20 (1): 52-62.

Canty J. Stubbe M. Steers D, Collings S. (2016). The trouble with bullying – Deconstructing the conventional definition of bullying for a child-centred investigation into children's use of social media. Children and Society, 30(1), 48-58. DOI: 10.1111/chso.12103

Suicide Mortality Review Committee, including Jenkin, G., Atkinson, J., McKenzie, S., Peterson, D., Collings, S., & Mulder, R. (2016). Nga- Ra-hui Hau Kura Suicide Mortality Review Committee Feasibility Study 2014–15. Commissioned by Ministry of Health. Wellington, New Zealand: Health Quality & Safety Commission.

Conferences

Collings S, Jenkin G. (2016). Multi-level Intervention for Suicide Prevention: The New Zealand Experience. Verbal presentation at 16th European Symposium on Suicide and Suicidal Behaviour. September. Oviedo, Spain.

Jenkin G, Collings S, Slim B. (2016). Interest group framing of suicide and its reporting in the New Zealand news media. Verbal presentation at 16th European Symposium on Suicide and Suicidal Behaviour. September. Oviedo, Spain.

Cunningham, R., Sarfati, D., Stanley, J., Peterson, D., & Collings, S. (2016). Cancer survival in the context of mental illness in New Zealand. Proceedings of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) Conference for General Practice. Retrieved from http://www.generalpractice.org.nz/gp16

2015

Publications

Peterson, D., & Collings, S. (2015). "It's either do it or die": The role of self-management of suicidality in people with experience of mental illness. Crisis, 36(3), 173-178. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000308

Cunningham, R., Sarfati, D., Stanley, J., Peterson, D., & Collings, S. (2015). Cancer survival in the context of mental illness: A national cohort study. General Hospital Psychiatry, 37, 501-506. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2015.06.003

Hatcher, S., Sharon, C., House, A., Collins, N., Collings, S., & Pillai, A. (2015). The ACCESS study: Zelen randomised controlled trial of a package of care for people presenting to hospital after self-harm. British Journal of Psychiatry, 206(3), 229-236. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.113.135780

Collings, S., Mathieson, F., Dowell, A., Stanley, J., Hatcher, S., Goodyear-Smith, F., Lane, B., Munsterman, A. (2015). Clinical effectiveness of an ultra-brief intervention for common mental health syndromes in primary care: Study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial. Trials, 16(1), 260. doi: 10.1186/s13063-015-0778-y

Conferences

Cunningham, R., Sarfati, D., Stanley, J., Peterson, D., & Collings, S. (2015, October). Estimating the effect of recent serious mental illness on breast cancer survival. Poster session presented at the Otago Spotlight Series: Cancer Research, Wellington, New Zealand.

2014

Publications

Cunningham, R., Peterson, D., Sarfati, D., Stanley, J., & Collings, S. (2014). Premature mortality in adults using New Zealand psychiatric services. New Zealand Medical Journal, 127(1394). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Peterson, D., & Collings, S. (2014). To disclose or not: Does a decision tool help? Evidence-Based Mental Health, 17(2), 61. doi: 10.1136/eb-2013-101677

Collings, S., Jenkin, G., Carter, K., & Signal, L. (2014). Gender differences in the mental health of single parents: New Zealand evidence from a household panel survey. Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology, 49(5), 811-821. doi: 10.1007/s00127-013-0796-6

McKenzie, S. K., Imlach Gunasekara, F., Richardson, K., & Carter, K. (2014). Do changes in socioeconomic factors lead to changes in mental health? Findings from three waves of a population based panel study. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 68, 253-260. doi: 10.1136/jech-2013-203013

Conferences

Kuehl S, Collings S, Stanley J, & Nelson K. (2014). At high risk of suicide? A study about people who present to emergency departments with intentional self-harm and for other reasons. Poster session presented at the Division of Health Sciences Research Forum: Learning Different Research Languages, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Cunningham, R., Peterson, D., Sarfati, D., Stanley, J., & Collings, S. (2014). Adults using mental health services die earlier than other New Zealanders. Proceedings of the New Zealand Population Health Congress: Connecting Communities, Policy and Science. (pp. 95). Retrieved from http://www.pophealthcongress.org.nz/nzphc14/programme/programme

Cunningham, R., Sarfati, D., Stanley, J., Peterson, D., & Collings, S. (2014). How does recent serious mental illness impact on colorectal cancer survival? Australasian Epidemiologist, 21(3), (pp. 69). [Abstract]

2013

Publications

McKenzie, S., Collings, S., & Dowell, T. (2013). Implementing a Toolkit for primary mental health care development: Case study with Hutt Valley District Health Board. Commissioned by Research Partnerships for New Zealand Health Delivery. Wellington, New Zealand: Social Psychiatry and Population Mental Health Research Unit, University of Otago. 100p.

Peterson D, Collings S. (2013). To disclose or not: Does a decision tool help? Commentary on Henderson C, Brohan E, et al Decision aid on disclosure of mental health status to an employer: Feasibility and outcomes of a randomised controlled trial. British Journal of Psychiatry. 203:350-7.

Currey N, Collings S, & Dowell T. 2014. Sustainable mental health services for Pacific people in Aotearoa New Zealand. In C. Matthewson, M. Taumoepeau, & I. Iati (Eds.), Proceedings of the Pacific Postgraduate Symposium: Pacific Voices XI, (pp. 11). Dunedin, New Zealand: Pacific Islands Centre, University of Otago.

Collings S, Jenkin G, Carter K, Signal L. (2013). Gender differences in the mental health of single parents: New Zealand evidence from a household panel survey. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 1-11.

Mathieson F, Collings S, Dowell T, Hatcher S, Goodyear-Smith F, Stanley J, Atkins J. (2013). Collaborative research: a case example of dissemination of CBT in primary care. The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist. (6)e4: 1-13.

McKenzie S, Carter K. (2013). Does transition into parenthood lead to changes in mental health? Findings from three waves of a population based panel study. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. 67, 339-345. doi: 10.1136/jech-2012-201765

Imlach Gunasekara F, Carter K, McKenzie S. (2013). Income-related health inequalities in working age men and women in Australia and New Zealand. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 37(3) 211-217. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12061

De Leo D, Milner A, Fleischmann A, Bertolote J, Collings S, Amadeo S, Chan S, Yip P S F,Huang Y,Saniel B, Lilo F, Lilo C, David A M, Benavente B, Nadera D, Pompili M, Kolves K E, Kolves K, Wang X. (2013). The WHO START Study, Suicidal Behaviors Across Different Areas of the World. Crisis. 34(3) 156-163.

King, L., & Currey, N., (2013). The role of culture in Pacific suicide prevention. Report for Summer Studentship Programme. Wellington: University of Otago.

Feki, S. (2013). Community Reintegration of Male Pacific Prisoners with Mental Illness. Masters in Public Health. Wellington: University of Otago.

Conferences

Canty J. (2013). The trouble with bullying: Definition and meaning as methodological issues for qualitative research into online bullying. Proceedings of the 4th New Zealand Discourse Conference. Retrieved from http://www.aut.ac.nz/research/research-institutes/icdc/conferences/NZDC4

Canty J. (2013). Sugar and spice or snakes and snails: What is research with children made of? Verbal presentation at the Hanmer Springs Research Weekend, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand.

2012

Publications

Mathieson, F., Mihaere, K., Collings, S., Dowell, A., & Stanley, J. (2012). Maori cultural adaptation of a brief mental health intervention in primary care. Journal of Primary Health Care, 4(3), 231-238.

Collings, S., Mathieson, F., Dowell, A., Stanley, J., Jenkin, G., Goodyear-Smith, F., & Hatcher, S. (2012). Acceptability of a guided self-help mental health intervention in general practice. Family Practice, 29(1), 43-49. doi: 10.1093/fampra/cmr066

Scott, K. M., & Collings, S. C. D. (2012). Gender differences in the disability (functional limitations) associated with cardiovascular disease: A general population study. Psychosomatics, 53(1), 38-43. doi: 10.1016/j.psym.2011.05.005

Kuehl, S., Nelson, K., & Collings, S. (2012). Back so soon: Rapid re-presentations to the emergency department following intentional self-harm. New Zealand Medical Journal, 125(1367). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Kularatna, M., Currey, N., & Collings, S. (2012). Improving Pacific peoples' access to mental health services: a review of barriers and enablers. Report for Summer Studentship Programme. Wellington: University of Otago.

2011

Publications

Mckenzie, S. K., Carter, K. N., Blakely, T., & Ivory, V. (2011). Effects of childhood socioeconomic position on subjective health and health behaviours in adulthood: How much is mediated by adult socioeconomic position? BMC Public Health, 11, 269. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-11-269

Carter, K. N., Kruse, K., Blakely, T., & Collings, S. (2011). The association of food security with psychological distress in New Zealand and any gender differences. Social Science & Medicine, 72(9), 1463-1471. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2011.03.009

Hatcher, S., Sharon, C., House, A., Collings, S., Parag, V., & Collins, N. (2011). The ACCESS study a Zelen randomised controlled trial of a treatment package including problem solving therapy compared to treatment as usual in people who present to hospital after self-harm: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 12, 135. doi: 10.1186/1745-6215-12-135

McKinlay, E., Garrett, S., McBain, L., Dowell, T., Collings, S., & Stanley, J. (2011). New Zealand general practice nurses' roles in mental health care. International Nursing Review, 58(2), 225-233. doi: 10.1111/j.1466-7657.2010.00859.x

Kemp, C. G., & Collings, S. C. (2011). Hyperlinked suicide: Assessing the prominence and accessibility of suicide websites. Crisis, 32(3), 143-151. doi: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000068

Ivory, V. C., Collings, S. C., Blakely, T., & Dew, K. (2011). When does neighbourhood matter? Multilevel relationships between neighbourhood social fragmentation and mental health. Social Science & Medicine, 72(12), 1993-2002. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2011.04.015

Peterson, D., Currey, N., & Collings, S. (2011, Fall). "You don't look like one of them": disclosure of mental illness in the workplace as an ongoing dilemma. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 35(2), 145-147.

Van der Deen, F., Carter, K., Wilson, N., & Collings, S. (2011). The association between failed quit attempts and increased levels of psychological distress in smokers in a large New Zealand cohort. BMC Public Health, 11(1), 598.

Collings, S. C.,Fortune, S.,Steers D.,Currey, N.,Hawton, K.,Wang J.,Slim, B.(2011).Media influences on suicidal behaviour: An interview study of young people in New Zealand.
ISBN 978-1-877537-78-3. Social Psychiatry & Population Mental Health Research Unit, University of Otago Wellington. Auckland: Te Pou.

2010

Publications

Andres AR, Collings S, Qin P. (2010). Sex-specific impact of socio-economic factors on suicide risk: a population-based case-control study in Denmark. The European Journal of Public Health, Vol. 20, No. 3, 265–270

McKenzie, S. K., Carter, K., Blakely, T., & Collings, S. (2010). The association of childhood socio-economic position and psychological distress in adulthood: Is it mediated by adult socio-economic position? Longitudinal & Life Course Studies, 1(4), 339-358.

Collings S, Kemp C. Death knocks, professional practice, and the public good: the media experience of suicide reporting in New Zealand. Social Science & Medicine. 71(2),244-248

Scott, K. M., & Collings, S. C. D. (2010). Gender and the association between mental disorders and disability. Journal of Affective Disorders, 125, 207-212. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2010.06.022

Collings S, Kemp C. Death knocks, professional practice, and the public good: the media experience of suicide reporting in New Zealand. Social Science & Medicine. 71(2),244-248

Sunny C Collings, Courtney Macdonald, Christopher Kemp, Sarah Fortune & Keith Hawton. (2010).
In the Balance: Pro-suicide and support material located by New Zealand-based web searches.
ISBN 978-1-877537-64-6(online). Social Psychiatry & Population Mental Health Research Unit, University of Otago Wellington. Auckland: Te Pou.

Minas H, Chopra P, Collings S, Harvey C, Currey N. (2010). The Section of Social and Cultural Psychiatry: Scope and priorities. Australasian Psychiatry. April 2011, Vol. 19, No. 2: Pages 177-178.

Collings S, Mckenzie S, Dowell AC, Currey N, Gandar P, Rees D. (2010). Toolkit for Primary Mental Health Care Development: Report. Wellington: University of Otago & Synergia Ltd. 194p

Collings S, Gandar P, Dowell A, Rees D, Mckenzie S, Currey N. (2010). Toolkit for Primary Mental Health Care Development: Effective services for a sustainable future. Wellington: University of Otago & Synergia Ltd. 247p

Chopra P, Collings S, Harvey C, Minas H, Currey N. (2010). A report on the Section of Social and Cultural Psychiatry 2008 Survey. Australia: Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists.

Conferences

McKenzie, S. (2010, August). Participation action research: Involvement of DHB in research on management of mental health conditions. Verbal presentation at the Rehabilitation & Disability Research Theme Colloquium, Wellington, New Zealand.

2009

Publications

Collings S, Ivory V, Blakely T, Atkinson J. (2009). Are neighbourhood social fragmentation and suicide associated in New Zealand? A national multilevel cohort study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 63(12); 1035-1042.

Mathieson F, Collings S, Dowell A. (2009). Sub-threshold mental health syndromes: finding an alternative to the medication of unhappiness. Journal of Primary Health Care, 1(1); 74-77.

Carter K, Blakely T, Collings S, Imlach Gunasekara F, Richardson K. (2009). What is the association between wealth and mental health? Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 63; 221-226.

2008

Publications


Tobias M, Templeton R, Collings S. (2008). How much do mental disorders contribute to New Zealand's tobacco epidemic? Tobacco Control, 17: 347-350.

Mullen R, Menkes D. (2008). Psychiatriform Disorders: Psychiatric Analogues of Somatoform Disorders. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 54: 395-400.

2007

Publications

Beautrais, A., Fergusson, D., Coggan, C., Collings, C., Doughty, C., Ellis, P., … Horwood, J., … Mulder, R., Poulton, R., & Surgenor, L. (2007). Effective strategies for suicide prevention in New Zealand: A review of the evidence. New Zealand Medical Journal, 120(1251).

Pearce J, Barnett R, Collings S, Jones I. (2007). Did geographical inequalities in suicide among males aged 15-44 in New Zealand increase during the period 1981-2001? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 41: 359-365.

Dew K, Dowell A, McLeod D, Bushnell J & Collings, S. (2007) It puts things out of your control: Fear of consequences as a barrier to patient disclosure of mental health issues to general practitioners. Sociology of Health and Illness, 29(7) 1-16

Garrett S, Dowell T, Bos V, Collings S, McBain L, McKinlay E. (2007).The challenge of improving access to mental health services within a primary care setting. New Zealand Family Physician, 31(1) 25-29.

2006

Publications


Blakely TB, Atkinson J, Ivory V, Collings S, Wilton J, Howden-Chapman P. (2006). No association of neighbourhood volunteerism with mortality in New Zealand: a national multi-level cohort study. International Journal of Epidemiology, 35: 981-989.

Mullen R, Gibbs A, Dawson J. (2006). Family perspective on community treatment orders: a New Zealand study. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 52: 469-478.

Gibbs A, Dawson J, Mullen R. (2006). Community treatment orders for people with serious mental illness: a New Zealand study. British Journal of Social Work, 36: 1085-1100.

Mullen R, Dawson J, Gibbs A. (2006). Dilemmas for clinicians in the use of Community Treatment Orders. The International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 29: 535-550.

Roberts S, Bushnell J, Collings S & Purdie G. (2006). The psychological health of men with partners who have postpartum depression. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 40: 704-711.

The MaGPIe Research Group, including Dowell, A., Bushnell, J., McLeod, D., Salmond, C., Ramage, S., Collings, S., Ellis, P., Kljakovic, M., & McBain, L. (2006). The treatment of common mental health problems in general practice. Family Practice, 23, 53-59.

2005 and prior

Publications

Maskill C, McClellan V, Hodges I & Collings S. (2005). Explaining patterns of suicide. A selective review of studies examining social, economic, cultural and other influences. Volume 1 of Social explanations for suicide in New Zealand. Ministry of Health, Public Health Directorate. ISBN0-478-79656-8.

Ferguson S, Blakely T, Allan B, Collings S. (2005). Suicide rates in New Zealand: exploring associations with social and economic factors. Volume 2 of Social explanations for suicide in New Zealand. Ministry of Health, Public Health Directorate. ISBNX0-478-29657-6.

Hirini P & Collings S. (2005). Whakamomori: he whakaaro, he korero noa. A collection of contemporary views on Māori and suicide. Volume 3 of Social explanations for suicide in New Zealand. Ministry of Health, Public Health Directorate. ISBN0-478-29658-4.

Collings S, Blakely T, Fawcett J & Atkinson J. (2005). Suicide trends and social factors New Zealand 1981-1999. Analyses from the New Zealand Census Mortality Study. Volume 5 of Social explanations for suicide in New Zealand. Ministry of Health, Public Health Directorate. ISBN0-478-29654-1 .

Collings S & MaGPIe Research Group. (2005). Disability and the detection of mental disorder in primary care. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 40(12) 994-1002.

Collings S. (2005). The New Zealand Suicide Prevention Strategy Consultation Round: An Open Submission to the Ministry of Health. New Zealand Medical Journal, 118(1216).

Beautrais AL & Collings S et al. (2005). Suicide Prevention: A Review of Evidence of Risk and Protective Factors and Points of Effective Intervention. Wellington: Ministry of Health. ISBN 0-478-28376-8.

Collings S & Beautrais A. (2005). Suicide Prevention in New Zealand: A contemporary perspective. Volume 6 of Social explanations for suicide in New Zealand. Wellington: Ministry of Health. ISBN 0-478-28373-3.

MaGPIe Research Group. (2005). General Practitioners’ perceptions of barriers to their provision of mental health care. NZMJ, 118(1222) 1- 8.

MaGPIe Research Group, (2005). Recognition of physical and psychological symptoms: No influence of GP demographic factors. Australian Family Physician, 34(8) 1-4.

MaGPIe Research Group, (2005). Do patients want to disclose psychological problems to general practitioners? Family Practice. 22(6) 631-637.

Bush A and Collings S. (2005). Samoan and psychiatrists perspectives on the self: a qualitative comparison. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 39(7) 621-626.

Dew K, Dowell A, McLeod D, Collings S and Bushnell J. (2005). This glorious twilight zone of uncertainty: mental health consultations in general practice. Social Science & Medicine, 61(6) 1189-1200.

MaGPIe Research Group. (2005). Mental disorders among Māori attending their general practitioner. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 39(5) 401-406.

MaGPIe Research Group, (2005). The effectiveness of case-finding for mental health problems in primary care. British Journal of General Practice, 55(518) 665-669.

Collings S. (2005). Changes in relative deprivation are related to suicide rates, in: Chapter 14 Discussion, p115-116. Decades of disparity II. Ministry of Health, Wellington.

Gibbs, A., Dawson, J., Ansley, C., & Mullen R. (2005). How patients in New Zealand view community treatment orders. Journal of Mental Health, 14(4) 357-368.

MaGPIe Research Group, (2004). Frequency of consultations and general practitioner recognition of psychological symptoms. British Journal of General Practice, 54(5) 838-842.

MaGPie Research Group, (2004). General practitioner recognition of mental illness in the absence of a ‘gold standard’. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 38(10) 789-794.

Gibbs, A., Dawson, J., Forsyth, H., Mullen R, & Te Oranga Tonu Tanga (Māori Mental Health Team) (2004). Māori experience of community treatment orders in Otago, New Zealand. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 38: 830-835.

Romans, S., Dawson, J., Mullen R, & Gibbs, A. (2004). How mental health clinicians view community treatment orders: A national New Zealand survey. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 38: 836-841.

Blakely T, Collings S and Atkinson J, (2003). Unemployment and suicide: evidence for a causal association. J Epidemiology and Community Health, 57:594-600.

Collings S. (2003). Festina lente: The road to prevention of death by suicide. Invited editorial, NZMJ 116(1175) U453. ISSN 1175 8716.

MaGPIe Research Group. (2003). Psychological problems in New Zealand primary health care: a report on the Mental Health and General Practice Investigation (MaGPIe). NZMJ, 116(1171) U379 1-15.

Mullen R. (2003). Definition is limited and values inescapable. Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology, 10(3) 265-266.

Mullen R. (2003). Delusions: the continuum versus category debate. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 37, 505-511.

Mullen R. (2003). The problem of bizarre delusions. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 191(8) 546-548.